Summary: The Director for Workforce Development will provide day to day management of programming and contract partnerships for ASTHO???s workforce development portfolio. Workforce initiatives may include programming addressing burnout, facilitating peer network activities, fellowships, providing technical assistance, and workforce expansion projects. This position will represent in current and new workforce development activities and represents the organization to partner and collaborative projects.
Anticipated salary: $90,000 Extended experience: up to $112,500 if experience exceeds expectations
Provide strategic, technical, and project management support for ASTHO workforce strategies and initiatives, such as the Public Health Equity Corps, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS), and Human Resources/Workforce Development Directors Peer Network.
Oversees the identification and dissemination of evidence-based and promising practices in public health workforce development.
Convene and support a workgroup of policy makers, researchers, and state health agency leaders to provide feedback and guidance on development of an enhanced public health infrastructure data visualization and reporting platform.
Manage the logistics and planning of an annual summit for Governmental Public Health Leaders in collaboration with ASTHO???s Executive Leadership Forum.
Consult with and provide subject matter expertise to ASTHO staff teams on an ongoing basis to implement consistent workforce development activities in their workplans
Provide consultation and meeting and event facilitation services for ASTHO staff teams to support workforce development activities
with the Training and Learning team on the development, dissemination, and marketing of asynchronous workforce development trainings in the ASTHO eLearning center
Represent ASTHO to groups and stakeholders leading or engaged with national workforce efforts (e.g., National Consortium for Public Health Workforce Development, Council on Linkages, CDC/ASTHO Quarterly Workforce and Training Group)
Work with the research and evaluation teams to gather relevant data to inform program design and develop a series of evaluation instruments to collect process and outcome evaluation.
Manage budgets, prepare, write reports, and support the evaluation of project activities and outcomes
Supervise staff as assigned including setting objectives and managing performance, coaching and providing feedback, supporting staff development, and fostering a positive and inclusive work environment
Perform other duties as assigned
Master???s Degree in Organizational Development/Leadership, MPH, or relevant field of study
Experience in state/local governmental public health highly preferred
At least 5 years progressive experience supporting leadership, training or workforce programs
Organization skills to support or manage multiple projects and deadlines
Specific skills needed ??? technical and behavioral
Strong written and oral communications skills
Determine cross applications and information others should know
Ability to work within a team, independently and follow directions to complete tasks in a timely manner
Ability to facilitate virtual sessions with professionalism, sensitivity, and diplomacy under pressure
Active Listening ??? Give full attention to what other people are saying, take time to understand the points being made and ask questions as appropriate
Demonstrated ability to convene and collaborate with multiple parties with varying interests and priorities
About Us: ASTHO is the national nonprofit organization representing the public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. territories and Freely Associated States, and the District of Columbia, as well as the more than 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ. ASTHO members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy and to ensuring excellence in public health practice. ASTHO is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia with a regional office in Atlanta, GA. ASTHO was incorporated on March 23, 1942 with the goal of helping health officials navigate a rapidly changing public health landscape and remains a strong voice in governmental public health.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:ASTHO is an all-encompassing diverse and inclusive organization that respects and celebrates every person???s strengths, assets, and values, eliminating inequities and biases in all facets of activities and operations. ASTHO is committed to leading organizational change efforts that support racial healing, racial justice, and transformation within state and territorial public health agencies.
Mandatory Vaccination Policy: As a Public Health organization, ASTHO accepts the responsibility to follow CDC guidelines and advisories relating to the health of all. ASTHO has adopted a mandatory vaccination policy applicable to all ASTHO employees to safeguard the health of our employees from the hazard of COVID-19.